CPI Up 0.1 Percent in August, Following July Increase

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.1% in August on a seasonally adjusted basis, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports. This increase follows a 0.2% increase in July.

The core CPI, which excludes food and energy, increased 0.1% in August. This follows a 0.2% increase in July.

CPI Up 0.1 Percent in August, Following July Increase

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Over the last 12 months CPI has increased 1.5%.

Where U.S. inflation measures currently stand:

CPI Up 0.1 Percent in August, Following July Increase